Herbert & Me

A short film produced by Strabane History Society and the Alley Theatre exploring the life and legacy of Herbert Cooper. Narrated by Michael Kennedy it includes cine film shot by his father in the 1950’s showing carnivals and events in the life of Strabane town as well as the earliest moving images of the legendary ‘Clipper Carlton’ showband.

Supported by the Peace III programme and managed for the Special EU programmes Body by the North West Peace III Cluster.

Filmed and directed by Katherine Kirk.

Herbert Cooper images reproduced courtesy of the Public Records Office NI.

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